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Dennis Rodman Arrives in Singapore for Trump/Kim Jong-un Summit

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The two leaders have had an extraordinary up-and-down relationship over the past 18 months. Trump had famously called the North Korean ruler 'a Little Rocket Man' , and was furiously labeled "mentally deranged dotard " by Pyongyang. Trump will hold a press conference and leave Singapore later Tuesday, the White House said, noting that negotiations "have moved more quickly than expected". Read More »

Supreme Court allows Ohio to purge voters for not voting

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OH aggressively trims its voter rolls by sending notices to people who have not voted in two years. "The only question before us is whether it violates federal law ", wrote Samuel Alito , referring to the 1993 Voter Registration Act. Democrats have accused Republicans of taking steps at the state level, including laws requiring certain types of government-issued identification, meant to suppress the vote of minorities, poor people and others who generally favour Democratic candidates. Read More »

Trump adviser says there’s a ‘special place in hell’ for Canadian leader

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has lambasted the US President Donald Trump's decision to renege on the G7 joint statement . The US president defended the controversial trade policy which has put him at odds with the rest of the G7 leaders at their gathering in Canada, accusing the European Union of a "brutal" approach to business with the United States and warning that retaliating against American steel tariffs would be a mistake. Read More »

US F-15 fighter jet crashes into sea off Okinawa, pilot rescued

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A US Air Force F-15 is seen in 2009 taking off at Kadena U.S. Air Force Base on Japan's southwestern island of Okinawa. "Our hearts and prayers go to the pilot and his family as they go through this hard time", a post said. It is the 12th U.S. military aircraft crash so far this year. "We can not fulfill our responsibilities for our children and their children if such a situation becomes the norm", he said. Read More »

Prince Harry and Duchess of Sussex to visit Australia, Fiji

Though she's only been a royal since her May 19 wedding to Prince Harry , breaking protocol is nothing new for Meghan . The lodge has often hosted celebrities and the Royal Family. While the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their debut on a Buckingham Palace balcony on Saturday, Duchess Catherine was on mommy duty catching little Princess Charlotte as she fell during all the excitement. Read More »

Taliban announce first cease fire in 17-year Afghan war

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In the Zawol district of western Herat province, the governor's spokesman said 18 members of the Afghan army and police were killed in an overnight ambush Friday. All the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said while Pakistan played the role of a facilitator, it was China that acted as mediator between the Afghan government and the Taliban. Read More »

Trump Rejects G-7 Statement, Claiming Trudeau Is 'Very Dishonest and Weak'

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Shortly after Mr. Trudeau said that he was "happy to announce that we have released a joint communique by all seven countries" indicating that the USA was also included, Mr. He is not about to let his feud with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau die down, however. "The prime minister said nothing he hasn't said before - both in public, and in private conversations with the president". Read More »

SC woman who stole baby in FL sentenced

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After receiving tips that Kamiyah was alive and living in SC, detectives with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office traveled to SC and with police there, arrested Gloria Williams at her home in Walterboro, where she lived with her children. Read More »

Italy's Salvini threatens to block migrant ships in row with Malta

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Maltese Premier Joseph Muscat also refused to take in the Aquarius ship of the humanitarian group SOS Mediterranee. However, Mr Salvini does not have authority over the ports and it was not immediately clear if his line would hold. "Thank you Lord", the women sang. The League leader defended his decision in a Facebook post , writing: "Malta takes in nobody". The minister is being seen as making good on "get-tough" anti-immigration electoral promises by banning the boat in a move which ... Read More »

Grandma charged for transporting grandkids in dog kennels

There was no air conditioning in the back of the auto, while temperatures in the area reached about 95 degrees. Cheeks is being charged with child endangerment , while police and Child Services continue their investigations. "It's shocking, it really is". "I think she needs some help". She's such a nice lady. "For them to be in the hot vehicle like that in cages is sad", neighbor Nikita Blake said. Read More »

Trump and Kim meet where fantasy castle built on the hill

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A year ago the North carried out what was by far its most powerful nuclear test to date and launched a flurry of missiles - including two over Japan - while Trump threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury" and Kim dubbed him a "mentally deranged USA dotard". Read More »

Fox News host sorry for calling Trump a dictator

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Although her guests did not catch her gaffe instantly, Huntsman was called out on social media after the footage was released on Sunday. "What we are seeing right now, this is history", she said . "It's about attitude", Trump said earlier this week about the Summit. Looking for news you can trust? He can take that nation, with those great people, and truly make it great. Read More »

Russian President Vladimir Putin rejects G7 criticism, stresses cooperation

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US-Russian relations have been hit by years of disagreement over the Syrian conflict, Russia's annexation of Crimea and its involvement in eastern Ukraine. Coming in the shadow of the G7, the emphasis of Putin's visit is to deepen the political and economic partnership, and this trip has the bonus of meeting fellow SCO leaders from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan, and the observer states of Afghanistan, Belarus, Iran, and Mongolia. Read More »

Trump may pardon Ali who doesn't need one

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Supreme Court. He received a draft-evasion conviction in 1967 and was stripped of his world heavyweight title. When the Supreme Court heard his case in 1971, all eight judges ruled in Ali's favor. Trump has reportedly become increasingly "obsessed" with pardons and enjoys talking about potential pardons with aides, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Read More »

US has recalled two diplomats from Cuba because of the "mysterious injuries"

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State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert also said at the time that the Chinese government assured the State Department that it is investigating the symptoms felt by the US government employee. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week announced that the U.S.in May established a Health Incidents Response Task Force to look into "unexplained health incidents" affecting Americans in Cuba and China. Read More »

Trump torpedoes G7 bid to end trade spat

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In a tense interview today with CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union ", Trump's economic advisor Larry Kudlow lambasted Trudeau . Mr Trump left off last night with a series of tweets from Air Force One en route to Singapore for his nuclear summit Tuesday with North Korea's Kim Jong Un . Read More »

Pizza delivery man granted emergency stay after being detained by ICE

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Villavicencio, an undocumented immigrant from Ecuador, didn't have a "valid Department of Defense identification" and was asked to get a daily visitors pass, Fort Hamilton said in a statement . He never did. His wife, a US citizen, said they filed a petition challenging that order. "Although we are disappointed that Pablo will remained detained, today's stay is a victory for him and his family, and also for due process and the fair administration of justice", said Gregory Copeland , the ... Read More »

Trump pulls out of joint G7 statement, calls Trudeau 'weak'

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Mr. Trump called Trudeau "dishonest & weak" after Trudeau said at a news conference that Canada would retaliate for new US tariffs. "We have a very good relationship with President Trump , we work with President Trump, the United Kingdom has a very good relationship with the U.S.", she said. Read More »

More seismic activity expected on Hawaii's Big Island

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The ownership of this so-called "lava extension" has been determined by a 1955 Supreme Court ruling. Copernicus Sentinel-2 images from 23 May and 7 June 2018 show changes in lava flow from the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island. While the new land is owned by the state, people that have private property in the affected areas will still own their land, although it will need to be reassessed once the lava stops flowing. Read More »

China's export growth steady in May, trade surplus with US widens

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China maintained solid export growth of 12.6 percent in May, slightly slower than in April, but still providing good news for Beijing's policymakers as they deal with tough trade negotiations with Washington. China quickly responded with its own retaliatory tariffs on us goods imported by China from the U.S. Among major trading partners, China's imports from Australia saw biggest turnaround in growth in May, rising 22.4 percent year-on-year after falling 3.1 percent in April. Read More »

Hurricane Aletta a Category 4 storm in Pacific off Mexico

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In order for a hurricane to qualify as a Category 4 storm, it would have to produce winds between 130 to 156 miles per hour, according to NASA, and Aletta seems determined to top that category. Aletta should strengthen over the next couple days before weakening back to a tropical storm midday Sunday and a tropical depression midday Tuesday. Infrared satellite imagery now shows that Aletta continues to lose organization and has become less symmetric. Read More »

Trump withdraws endorsement of the G7 communique

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He really, actually, you know: "he did a great disservice to the whole G-7", he said. "That's what weak dishonest Justin Trudeau did", he added. Mr Trump's presidency has been clouded by a federal investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and possible collusion by his campaign. Read More »

British Queen had surgery to remove cataract

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The news explains why The Queen has been wearing sunglasses at her most recent appearances. Queen Elizabeth II looks on during the wedding ceremony of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in St. Cataract surgery is one of the most common medical procedures in the United Kingdom and involves replacing the cloudy lens inside your eye with an artificial one. Read More »

Congo gov't says Jean Pierre Bemba has the right to return home

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On that basis, the Appeals Chamber concluded, by majority, that Mr Bemba's conviction must be reversed, that Mr Bemba can not be held criminally liable under article 28 of the ICC Rome Statute for the crimes within the scope of the case that were committed by MLC troops during the auto operation and that he must be acquitted thereof. Read More »

Rival campaigns welcome Supreme Court ruling on abortion services

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The appeal argues the law should be changed to allow abortions in cases where pregnancies are a result of rape or incest, or in the cases where the fetus has a fatal abnormality. This article has been adapted from its original source . The High Court in Belfast ruled in 2015 that this was incompatible with human rights law . Read More »

Government will hold off releasing American back to Syria

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At a hearing Friday, U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan asked both sides for more information. Burnham said the locations the government proposed for releasing the man are safer than where he was picked up. By Friday it was clear that what started as a court case over whether the USA government had the legal authority to detain an American man suspected of fighting for ISIS had devolved into an argument over what obligations the US has to ensure his safety upon release. Read More »

Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi

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After initially responding with riot-dispersal means, the military said one of the Palestinians approached from a side position and hurled a large rock that struck one of the soldiers in the head. Nabi Saleh has always been in the spotlight for its demonstrations against Israeli policies in the occupied Palestinian territory, and as a result has been under heightened pressure by Israeli forces, who regularly carry out raids in the area. Read More »